Originally from England to be companion dogs. Bred with flat faces making breathing difficult.
Playful, affectionate and adaptable. Bonds strongly with their owners.
Prone to breathing issues, back problems and overheating. Routine vet care essential.
Require weekly brushing and wrinkle cleaning. Nails should be trimmed monthly.
Despite small size, need daily walks and play. Heat and overexertion must be avoided.
Require high-quality food. Prone to obesity so calories should be monitored.
Typically live 10-12 years with close health monitoring and prevention of obesity.